Jensen Hughes (www.jensenhughes.com), a global leader in life safety, security and risk-based engineering and consulting, announced today its acquisition of Brandgruppen, a specialist fire engineering consultancy in Denmark. The acquisition of Brandgruppen marks Jensen Hughes’ first entry into the Danish market, where recent certification changes are expected to drive growth in the fire engineering industry.
Brandgruppen was established in Copenhagen in 2021 by highly experienced Directors Thomas Schleidt, Allan Hansen and Nicholas Brogaard. “Every Brandgruppen team member is essential to the success of our engineering consultancy. Becoming part of the Jensen Hughes team provides opportunities for our employees to work on complex projects to enhance their experience and fire engineering qualifications. During the integration process, we will continue normal operations as a co-branded entity,” said Thomas Schleidt.
About Jensen Hughes
Jensen Hughes is the global leader in safety, security and risk-based engineering and consulting. Every day, international teams of 1,500+ engineers, technical experts, architects and consultants partner with clients in 100+ countries to make the world safe, secure and resilient. Since 1939, Jensen Hughes has earned trust among its clients, people and communities by bringing integrity to relationships, innovation to the industry and technical excellence to many of the most complex challenges in the world. Major business lines include fire safety engineering, risks and hazards, security risk consulting, emergency management and planning, and forensic engineering.
About Gryphon Investors
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors (www.gryphoninvestors.com) is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management. The firm has managed over $5.0 billion of equity investments and capital since 1997. Gryphon targets making equity investments of $50 million to $300 million in portfolio companies with enterprise values ranging from approximately $100 million to $600 million. Gryphon prioritizes investment opportunities where it can form strong partnerships with owners and executives to build leading companies, utilizing Gryphon’s capital, specialized professional resources, and operational expertise.
EC M&A acted as the financial advisor to Jensen Hughes on this transaction.